Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2013
CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
JEE Main 2013 Online Application Form @ www.jeemain-edu.in/
CBSE has announced the details of the first Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2013. The information regarding various aspects of JEE Main like eligibility criteria, paper pattern,syllabus,marking scheme, final merit list etc., has been clearly spelt out by the CBSE, who has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting JEE Main 2013.
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) – 2013 for Admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in IITs, NITs and Other Centrally Funded Techniocal Institutions etc download at http://www.jeemain-edu.in/press%20release0001_jee_main13_2012.pdf
It has been decided to hold a Joint Entrance Examination from the year 2013 for admission to the undergraduate programmes in Engineering in two parts, JEE-MAIN and JEE-ADVANCED. Only the top 150000 candidates (including all categories) based on performance in JEE MAIN will qualify to appear in the JEE ADVANCED examination. Admissions to IITs will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE ADVANCED, subject to condition that such candidates are in the top 20 percentile categories. Admission to NITs will be based on 40 % weightage for performance in Class XII board marks (normalized) and the remainder 60 % weightage would be given to performance in JEE Main and a combined All India Rank (AIR) would be decided accordingly. The policy could also be adopted by other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) and participating Institutions.
Date of Examinations for JEE (Main) Exam 2013
JEE (Main) Exam 2013 (Offline) – 7th April 2013
JEE (Main) Exam 2013 (Online)– Between 8th April & 30th April 2013 (the exact dates will be announced soon)
Number of attempts in JEE (Main) Exam
You can attempt to clear the JEE (Main) Exam three (3) times in consecutive years.
This would mean that the candidates who passed their +2 exam in 2011 or 2012 or who are appearing for their +2 exams in 2013 are only eligible to appear in JEE (Main)2013.
Candidates who passed their +2 in 2010 or before or who are appearing for their +2 exams in 2014 are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2013.
Eligibility Criteria and List of Qualifying Examinations for JEE(Main) Exam 2013
The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE(MAIN) 2013 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination (see below). Those appearing in 10+2 (Class XII) final or equivalent examination in 2013 may also appear in JEE(MAIN) 2013 provisionally. However, admission criteria in the concerned institution/university will be followed as prescribed by concerned university/institution and as per the guidelines & criteria prescribed by AICTE. The candidates who are seeking admission in NITs, IIITs or CFTIs must ensure their eligibility for the admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs.. The candidates who are aspirants only for IITs and ISM Dhanbad must ensure their eligibility for admission in IITs and ISM Dhanbad. The candidates who are aspirants for NITs, IIITs, CFTIs , IITs and ISM Dhanbad must ensure their eligibility for admission in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, IITs and ISM Dhanbad.
Note – For eligibility of admission in IITs and ISM Dhanbad pl refer JEE(Advanced) website http://jee.iitd.ac.in
Scoring and Negative Marking in JEE Main 2013
There will be objective type questions with four options having single correct answer. For each incorrect response, one fourth (1/4) of the total marks allotted to the question would be deducted. No deduction from the total score will be made if no response is indicated for an item in the answer sheet.
Admissions Criteria including Normalization and Weightage for
JEE(Main) Exam 2013
Admission to NITs, and IIITs, will be based on 40 % weightage for performance in Class XII board or other qualifying examinations marks (normalized) and the remainder 60 % weightage would be given to performance in JEE (Main) and a combined All India Rank (AIR) would be decided accordingly. The policy could also be adopted by other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) and participating Institutions.